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“Focus on steel overcapacity” instead of deploying US ‘Section 232’ tariffs says EUROFER

Brussels 12 March 2018 – EU policy makers, member states, industry and trades unions must show solidarity in the face of the US’ tariffs on steel and aluminium. The US tariffs are the wrong approach to dealing with the global overcapacity problem in steel. “We are facing another crisis, triggered by President Trump’s invocation of

OLYMPICS 2018 IN PYEONGCHANG / BEHIND THE SCENE: FOCUS ON 2 STRUCTURING UNDERGROUND WORKS FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

Olympic Games are always a key moment for global megalopolis as the spotlights swing to their organization and ability to host such an event.  The XXIII Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea have come to an end and the effervescence around this international event was palpable. Located in the Gangwon province with its capital

Focus on GDP Fuelling Inequality and Short-Termism

The World Economic Forum has developed a new metric of national economic performance as an alternative to GDP that also focuses on the living standards of people and futureproofing of economies Inclusive Development Index shows that economies are prioritizing policies that support short-term growth over inclusion and sustainability, despite concerns about social inequality Rankings of

AfDB and WWF agree to focus on conservation, energy and agriculture

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 30 November 2017 – The World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the Africa Development Bank (AfDB) have announced a new three-year partnership agreement. The agreement comes on the heels of a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (2014-2017) in which the two organizations committed to deliver major eco-conservation programmes for Africa. Commenting on

Rio Tinto increases focus on driving mine-to-market value with appointment of chief commercial officer

Rio Tinto has reinforced its focus on driving value across the business from mine to market with the appointment of Simon Trott as chief commercial officer (CCO). In this newly created role, Simon will report to the chief executive and also join Rio Tinto’s Executive Committee. Simon, currently Salt, Uranium & Borates managing director, will

Smart Cities for All brings focus on Digital Inclusion to Bioneers movement

  Victor Pineda and James Thurston receive award for global activism on behalf of persons with disabilities around the world   San Rafael, CA – October 20th: Smart Cities for All, a joint initiative by G3ict and World Enabled, will be participating in Bioneers 2017 – Uprising, calling attention to the need for greater digital

News from IMO: Focus on GHG emissions from ships

Nearly 300 delegates from IMO Member States, international NGOs and intergovernmental organizations have gathered at IMO Headquarters in London for the first meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions from Ships (26-30 June). The group, which is meeting in a closed session, will provide a report to next week’s session

New efforts will focus on increased cybersecurity, as digital technologies expose refiners to greater risk

  Refiners Set to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Drive Down Operational Costs, Though Digital Not a Top Investment Priority, According to Research from Accenture   New efforts will focus on increased cybersecurity, as digital technologies expose refiners to greater risk New Delhi/Mumbai; June 23, 2017 – Nearly two-thirds of refiners plan to increase

Criteo Appoints Siddharth Dabhade as General Manager India, with a focus to accelerate growth in the market

New Delhi, 21 June 2017 – Criteo (NASDAQ: CRTO), the performance marketing technology company, today officially announced the appointment of Siddharth Dabhade as General Manager India, to lead the growth of the company’s fastest growing market. Siddharth will provide strategic direction and further accelerate the growth of Criteo’s India business, with a portfolio of customers

Annual Meeting of the New Champions to Focus on Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Over 2,000 participants from more than 80 countries will convene in Dalian for the 11th Annual Meeting of the New Champions Meeting is the foremost multistakeholder gathering on science, technology and innovation Under the theme “Achieving Inclusive Growth in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the meeting will examine the potential for innovation, science and technology to